Category: Greece

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13 hours later

Returning home is definitely a bitter sweet day. About two weeks before I was to return, I was adamant about not wanting to leave Greece. Despite the economic crisis, the poop on the streets and all the graffiti, I was really enjoying my time in Greece and had grown a certain attachment to the country.  ...

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You Need to Know

Well, I must say that Greece is pretty remarkable. Every time I look out over the city or see mountains on the horizon, I am mind blown that I am actually living in this stunning country. However, there are some things that you need to know before you come here that. 1)Bring the local currency ...

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The New Reality

When you first arrive in a new country you really have to get your mind right. This starts with adjusting to the time zone. In Greece, the time is 7 hours ahead of the US. Therefore, the first thing I did when I arrived in Greece was take a nap. Of course this is not ...

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Early on Thursday Morning

Today is Monday and on Thursday I will boarding a plane at 8:00am to begin my study abroad experience in Greece. I have heard a few stories from previous bloggers and some of my friends who are Greek that the housing building we live in for the program is a little run down and that ...